Skip to comments.Judge could not be sure who was behind the veil
Posted on 06/20/2011 6:27:14 PM PDT by B.Lyle
A MUSLIM woman sentenced to six months' jail for making a deliberately false statement that a racist policeman tried to forcibly remove her burka has been freed on appeal.
Judge Clive Jeffreys said he was not satisfied beyond reasonable doubt it was Carnita Matthews, a 47-year-old Muslim woman from Woodbine, NSW, who accused the police of racism because the person who handed in the complaint to police was wearing a burka at the time.
So, wearing something to disguise your face gives you a free pass????
Take note, bank robbers in his district
That’s about as stupid a decision as I have ever heard.
Also from the article:
Tempers soon rose and they began jostling with police after several members of the group began attacking TV cameramen.
Mrs Matthew’s lawyer Stephen Hopper defended them, saying: “They are obviously happy with the result and are expressing it in a way that is culturally appropriate to them”.
Carnita Matthews’ parents should be convicted, for naming her after a Taco Bell menu item.
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